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Add 27/21 and 2/4

1st number: 1 6/21, 2nd number: 2/4

27/21 + 2/4 is 25/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 21 and 4 is 84

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 4 = 84,
    27/21 = 27 × 4/21 × 4 = 108/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 21 = 84,
    2/4 = 2 × 21/4 × 21 = 42/84
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    108/84 + 42/84 = 108 + 42/84 = 150/84
  5. 150/84 simplified gives 25/14
  6. So, 27/21 + 2/4 = 25/14
    In mixed form: 111/14

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